For the eyes1 of the LORD range throughout the earth to strengthen those whose hearts are fully committed to him. You have done a foolish2 thing, and from now on you will be at war.3"
Asa was angry with the seer because of this; he was so enraged that he put him in prison.4 At the same time Asa brutally oppressed some of the people.
The events of Asa's reign, from beginning to end, are written in the book of the kings of Judah and Israel.
In the thirty-ninth year of his reign Asa was afflicted5 with a disease in his feet. Though his disease was severe, even in his illness he did not seek6 help from the LORD,7 but only from the physicians.
Then in the forty-first year of his reign Asa died and rested with his fathers.
They buried him in the tomb that he had cut out for himself8 in the City of David. They laid him on a bier covered with spices and various blended perfumes,9 and they made a huge fire10 in his honor.